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Old 04-16-2015, 12:01 AM
 
Location: Aurora, CO
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Right, what's better than Xfinity?
Smoke signals? Carrier pigeon? Pony Express? Xfinity's great - if you bundle the internet with their joke of a cable package. Otherwise it's hideously overpriced.
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Old 04-16-2015, 09:10 AM
 
Location: Calera, AL
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Oh Detroit. Never fails to be on the bottom.
Birmingham ain't much better.

Based on a casual observation, it looks like the vast majority of the highly-connected cities (80%+) are college towns or white suburbia.
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Old 04-16-2015, 01:19 PM
 
Location: The canyon (with my pistols and knife)
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Here's the list of internet connection share for every central city in every metropolitan area with at least 1,000,000 population:


89.5% - Virginia Beach | 77.5% - Norfolk
88.4% - San Jose
88.0% - San Diego
87.8% - Seattle
85.6% - Raleigh
85.2% - Portland
85.1% - Austin
85.1% - San Francisco | 79.8% - Oakland
84.6% - Riverside | 71.2% - San Bernardino
82.9% - Salt Lake City

82.0% - Charlotte
82.0% - Minneapolis | 81.4% - St. Paul
81.9% - Orlando
80.8% - Denver
80.1% - Boston
80.0% - Washington DC
80.0% - Columbus
79.2% - Atlanta
79.1% - Las Vegas
78.9% - Jacksonville

78.9% - Sacramento
78.6% - Oklahoma City
78.5% - Nashville
78.3% - Los Angeles
78.2% - Fort Worth | 71.5% - Dallas
78.1% - New York
77.6% - Tampa
77.3% - Pittsburgh
76.0% - Louisville
75.9% - Phoenix

75.6% - Kansas City
75.1% - Chicago
75.1% - Houston
74.7% - San Antonio
74.3% - Richmond
74.0% - Indianapolis
71.0% - Providence
70.2% - Philadelphia
69.7% - Cincinnati
69.6% - Baltimore

68.8% - Milwaukee
68.1% - St. Louis
67.7% - Memphis
67.4% - Buffalo
66.2% - New Orleans
65.9% - Rochester
63.9% - Cleveland
63.2% - Miami
61.0% - Birmingham
60.1% - Detroit

57.7% - Hartford


NOTE: Metropolitan areas with more than one central city are shaded in MAROON.
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Old 04-17-2015, 04:52 PM
 
Location: Lafayette, La
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#134 but we do have a citywide fiber gigabit internet network.
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Old 04-18-2015, 06:36 AM
 
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Portland #82. Not as bad as I thought.
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